Art to Buy for Children’s Rooms

Artsy Specialist
Feb 20, 2018 2:57PM

It can be hard to find the perfect artworks to decorate a nursery—and, harder yet, to find that stand-out gift for your next baby shower.

Skip the search with these playful pieces, designed to spark a child’s imagination. After all, there’s nothing cuter than a baby art collector.

To buy any of these works, you can click on the image and contact the gallery directly.

Iconic Children’s Book Illustrations

From Eric Carle’s Very Hungry Caterpillar to Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s Little Prince, these limited edition prints bring bedtime stories to life.


Eric Carle
The Very Hungry Caterpillar , 2009
Quentin Blake
Insects II, 2012
Marlborough London
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
The Little Prince In His Suit, 2009
Art Lithographies

Plush Pillows by Pop Artists

Japanese icons Takashi Murakami and Yayoi Kusama create collectible cushions that are soft, durable, and joyful—the perfect combination for any child’s room.


Takashi Murakami
Marcel Katz
Yayoi Kusama
21.5" Plush Pumpkin
MSP Modern

Christopher Boffoli’s Candy Fantasies

The miniature-obsessed photographer says that his works especially resonate with children, who can relate to living in a world that’s out of scale with their bodies.


Maison Deux’s Rocking Chairs

The Amsterdam-based duo launched their brand of fun-meets-Minimalist rocking chairs after the birth of their twins.


Maison Deux
Iconic Watermelon, 2016
kinder MODERN
Maison Deux
Iconic Cloud, 2016
kinder MODERN

Sergi Castignani’s Pastel Seascapes

Capturing calming seascapes in pastel colors, these miniature paintings are small enough to fit on any wall—and make for great gifts to new parents.


Sergi Castignani
Mar bleu, 2017
Carre D'Artistes
Sergi Castignani
Mar rosa, 2017
Carre D'Artistes

Sarit Shani Hay’s Animal Beanbags

Designed to facilitate play, Hay’s animal kingdom of beanbags includes crocodiles, whales, bunnies, and seals.


Sarit Shani Hay
Rabbit - Donkey Beanbag, Contemporary, Israel, 2017
kinder MODERN
Sarit Shani Hay
Seal Beanbag, Contemporary, Israel, 2017
kinder MODERN

Bright Balloon-Filled Photographs

Look to the sky with these uplifting portraits of floating beach balls and colorful hot air balloons.


Kimberly Genevieve
Richard Silver
Balloons 22

Wayne Thiebaud’s Gumballs and Lollipops

A former cartoonist at Walt Disney Studios, this celebrated American artist is most known for his kid-friendly paintings of cakes, candies, and ice cream.


Wayne Thiebaud
Bow Tie Tree, 2017
Crown Point Press
Wayne Thiebaud
Little Suckers, 1971-2014
Crown Point Press
Wayne Thiebaud
Dark Gumball Machine, 2017
Crown Point Press
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